List of Japanese films of 1953

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A list of films released in Japan in 1953 (see 1953 in film).

1953[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1953
A Couple Mikio Naruse Ken Uehara
Yoko Sugi
Romance
The Eagle of the Pacific Ishirō Honda
Entotsu no mieru basho Heinosuke Gosho Entered into the 3rd Berlin International Film Festival
Gate of Hell Teinosuke Kinugasa Kazuo Hasegawa
Machiko Kyō
Drama Won the Palme d'Or grand prize award at the 1954 Cannes Film Festival, the 1954 New York Film Critics Award for "Best Foreign Language Film", and a 1955 Academy Honorary Award for "Best Foreign Language Film first released in the United States during 1954".
Gion bayashi Kenji Mizoguchi Michiyo Kogure
Ayako Wakao
Drama
An Inlet of Muddy Water Tadashi Imai Chikage Awashima
Yoshiko Kuga
Drama Entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival, won Best Film at the 4th Blue Ribbon Awards and at the 8th Mainichi Film Awards
The Last Embrace Masahiro Makino Yoshiko Yamaguchi
Toshirō Mifune
Romance
Kimi no Na wa Hideo Oba Keiji Sada
Keiko Kishi
Romance
Koibumi Kinuyo Tanaka Masayuki Mori
Yoshiko Kuga
Drama Entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival
My Wonderful Yellow Car Senkichi Taniguchi
Tokyo Story Yasujiro Ozu Chishu Ryu Drama
Ugetsu Kenji Mizoguchi Machiko Kyō
Masayuki Mori
Romance

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